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Diploma in Tourism and Resort management (DTRM - S55)

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Q1: Can you explain your diploma briefly?

DTRM focuses on equipping students with a broad business education on tourism with real-life training and exposure on hotels, attractions, travel agencies, and events management. It teaches the importance of serving with passion, attaining global orientation and achieving professional competency through soft skills such as emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
  • Hotel/Resorts operational skills such as Front Office, Concierge, Reservations and Housekeeping
  • Food and Beverage Management combined with elements of service
  • Tour guiding and events management . Other aspects include soft skills such as Emotional Intelligence and interpersonal relations
An executive in Integrated Resorts, National Tourism Organisations, Travel Agencies, Tourist Attractions, Hotels, Airlines, Spas, Theme Parks, Meetings, Incentives

Advice: If you are not sure what to specialise in, but know you want to do business courses, this would be a course to consider. If you do know what you want to take, then you can treat this course as a backup option.

Q2: What is Special About this Course?

  • Gives a balanced business and service acumen through integrated learning experience
  • Prepares you to be competent in key industry operational requirements through its core specialized modules infused with Emotional Intelligence (EI) elements
  • Provides you with real-life experience through its 22-week internship programme in Singapore and abroad
  • Sea cruise study trip (optional)
  • Johor Experiential Learning Trip, where you will understand what it is like to work both in the front-of-the-house and heart-of-the-house as well as to experience a resort as guests
  • 22-week internship, where you will work along side industry players to get a better appreciation of professional life
  • 44-week internship under Hospitality Mid-Management Internship Programme where students get in-depth learning in preparation for a career in hospitality
  • Disney Summer programme in collaboration with the University of California Riverside
  • University of Winchester

Q3: And Another Thing you must know!

  • Hospitality Studio and Emotional Intelligence Hub are where you will apply your learning and obtain hands-on experience on hotel and resort operations, Food and Beverage and other relevant industry systems.
  • Industry speakers are invited to share their insights as well as current industry trends.
  • Local immersion trips and participation in Singapore tourism events.
  • A very active and welcoming DTRM Student Chapter with 90 active members and an exciting calendar of activities including bonding events, graduation dinner and community service
  • DTRM Facebook page with over 500 friends and 500 Likes
  • SB Ambassadors participating in SP and SB signature events such as Orange Day and Freshmen Orientation Programme (FOP)
  • Experienced ex-industry practitioners
  • Certified Emotional Intelligence (EI) mentors
  • Engaged Personal Tutors.